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Dublin: 11 °C Saturday 28 February, 2015

Today’s News

From The42 ROG struggled to compose himself as someone’s phone went off live on air on RTÉ today LOL

ROG struggled to compose himself as someone’s phone went off live on air on RTÉ today

The organisation’s Twitter account were also among those to see the funny side.

From The42 John O’Shea pulls back Falcao in penalty area, referee sends off Wes Brown Confusion

John O’Shea pulls back Falcao in penalty area, referee sends off Wes Brown

It’s been an eventful afternoon for the Ireland defender.

From The42 Barack Obama has invited Stephanie Roche to spend Patrick’s Day in the White House Happy Days

Barack Obama has invited Stephanie Roche to spend Patrick’s Day in the White House

The announcement comes on the back of recent news confirming that Roche has signed with US side Houston Dash.

From The42 Video showing couple ‘having sex’ on football pitch was a hoax Campaign

Video showing couple ‘having sex’ on football pitch was a hoax

Charlton admitted video footage that received over one million hits online was a publicity stunt.

From The42 One of Ireland’s most promising defenders has been ruled out for the rest of the season Get Well Soon

One of Ireland’s most promising defenders has been ruled out for the rest of the season

Shane Duffy has impressed since joining Blackburn from Everton in the summer transfer window

From The42 One of world’s 10 toughest endurance races takes place in Donegal next week Interview

One of world’s 10 toughest endurance races takes place in Donegal next week

David Burns, co-creator of The Race, chats to The42 about the upcoming event.

Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From The42 Italian football legend Fabio Cannavaro given 10-month jail sentence Problems

Italian football legend Fabio Cannavaro given 10-month jail sentence

The former international captain is under investigation for tax evasion.

From The42 Lionel Messi tried and failed to ‘do a Robbie Keane’ against City last night Influence

Lionel Messi tried and failed to ‘do a Robbie Keane’ against City last night

It was a mixed evening in general in the Champions League for the Barcelona superstar.

Tuesday 24 February, 2015

From The42 As it happened: Man City v Barcelona, Champions League Liveblog

As it happened: Man City v Barcelona, Champions League

Man City took on Barcelona in the last 16 of Europe’s premier club competition.

From The42 5 talking points ahead of tonight’s Champions League action Analysis

5 talking points ahead of tonight’s Champions League action

Manuel Pellegrini’s side face a formidable Barca team, plus more games to look forward to.

From The42 Is Van Gaal doing any better than Moyes at United? Here are 7 interesting stats Comparison

Is Van Gaal doing any better than Moyes at United? Here are 7 interesting stats

Some critics and fans have suggested that LVG has failed to improve matters since taking over.

Monday 23 February, 2015

From The42 The make-up of the 2015 League of Ireland season has finally been confirmed Relief

The make-up of the 2015 League of Ireland season has finally been confirmed

Bray Wanderers, Athlone Town and Cobh Ramblers received the good news today.

From The42 Where are they now? The Juventus team that somehow lost the 1997 Champions League final Looking Back

Where are they now? The Juventus team that somehow lost the 1997 Champions League final

The then-Serie A champions were surely one of the best teams to ever finish runners-up in Europe’s premier competition.

Sunday 22 February, 2015

From The42 Take the hardest Football/Championship Manager quiz ever Quiz

Take the hardest Football/Championship Manager quiz ever

Do you know your Tonton Zola Moukokos from your Cherno Sambas?

From The42 ‘Doctors told me I’d never walk again. Now I’m competing for a place at the Paralympics’ Interview

‘Doctors told me I’d never walk again. Now I’m competing for a place at the Paralympics’

Irish showjumper Emma Cahill suffered a life-altering accident four years ago.

From The42 Power ranking the 13 greatest sports movies ever Opinion

Power ranking the 13 greatest sports movies ever

Ahead of tonight’s Oscars, we look at some of film’s greatest sporting moments.

From The42 Carragher has some astute advice for Henderson – it’s the sporting tweets of the week Twittersphere

Carragher has some astute advice for Henderson – it’s the sporting tweets of the week

Plus, how to write a Ceefax match report and Stone Cold Steve Austin teases Wayne Rooney.

Friday 20 February, 2015

From The42 Match of the Day have announced their latest celebrity pundit* Novelty

Match of the Day have announced their latest celebrity pundit*

*Article also includes footage of that time Bertie Ahern appeared on The Premiership.

From The42 11-year-old Irish boy wins SPFL Goal of the Month competition Reward

11-year-old Irish boy wins SPFL Goal of the Month competition

Armagh native Jay Beatty is already an internet sensation.

From The42 BT Sport drop Stan Collymore as pundit following Twitter controversy Punishment

BT Sport drop Stan Collymore as pundit following Twitter controversy

The channel have confirmed that the ex-Liverpool striker’s behaviour on the social networking site prompted the decision.

Thursday 19 February, 2015

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: David Bentley plays GAA, Steph Roche set for US and all today’s sport Thursday

We’ll Leave It There So: David Bentley plays GAA, Steph Roche set for US and all today’s sport

Meanwhile, Leinster’s Shane Jennings and Connacht’s Michael Swift both announced their respective retirements.

Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Clarke is Ryder Cup captain, Keano and Fergie reunited and all today’s sport Wednesday

We’ll Leave It There So: Clarke is Ryder Cup captain, Keano and Fergie reunited and all today’s sport

Meanwhile, the other Keane (Robbie) was in Dublin ahead of LA Galaxy’s friendly with Shamrock Rovers.

From The42 Keane and Fergie were stuck on the same flight back to Manchester earlier Awkward

Keane and Fergie were stuck on the same flight back to Manchester earlier

Both these legends of the game attended the PSG-Chelsea match on Tuesday.

From The42 Stone Cold Steve Austin tells Wayne Rooney to ‘embrace the baldness’ Advice

Stone Cold Steve Austin tells Wayne Rooney to ‘embrace the baldness’

Bad News Barrett wants to team up with Preston’s Kevin Davies to take on the United striker at Wrestlemania.

From The42 No one can believe WWE chief Vince McMahon is 69 years old Still Going Strong

No one can believe WWE chief Vince McMahon is 69 years old

“Everything’s better when you’re in shape. Food tastes better. Sex is better. Even breathing is easier.”

From The42 Gary Neville turns 40 today, so here’s a clip of Paul Scholes and him doing media training Happy Birthday

Gary Neville turns 40 today, so here’s a clip of Paul Scholes and him doing media training

The Sky pundit was not always a consummate pro in front of the cameras.

Tuesday 17 February, 2015

From The42 As it happened: PSG v Chelsea, Champions League Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: PSG v Chelsea, Champions League

PSG took on Chelsea in the first leg of this last-16 encounter at the Parc des Princes.

From The42 16 Airtricity League clubs awarded licences for 2015, while three left to wait Development

16 Airtricity League clubs awarded licences for 2015, while three left to wait

Clubs have five working days to lodge an appeal on the decision.

From The42 9 reasons why we’re excited about Roy Keane’s return to punditry Beard

9 reasons why we’re excited about Roy Keane’s return to punditry

The Ireland assistant boss is set to be part of ITV’s coverage of Chelsea v PSG.

Monday 16 February, 2015

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Stunning win for Ireland’s cricketers, ROG’s Late Late faux pas and all today’s sport Monday

We’ll Leave It There So: Stunning win for Ireland’s cricketers, ROG’s Late Late faux pas and all today’s sport

In addition, Ireland international Andy Keogh has been arrested while DJ Carey’s IT Carlow have been thrown out of the Fitzgibbon Cup.

From The42 Irish international Andy Keogh ‘embarrassed’ following arrest in Adelaide Problems

Irish international Andy Keogh ‘embarrassed’ following arrest in Adelaide

The Perth Glory striker is said to have accepted “full responsibility for [his] poor behaviour”.

Sunday 15 February, 2015

From The42 Nigel Pearson fights off five dogs and Wozza does Sports Illustrated: It’s the week’s best sportswriting Well Read

Nigel Pearson fights off five dogs and Wozza does Sports Illustrated: It’s the week’s best sportswriting

Also featuring the amusing tale of the Canadian club that signed Eusebio.

Saturday 14 February, 2015

From The42 ‘I eat three whole chickens a day!’ Rihanna’s ex-bodyguard is coming to wrestle in Ireland next week Interview

‘I eat three whole chickens a day!’ Rihanna’s ex-bodyguard is coming to wrestle in Ireland next week

Tiny Iron tells The42 about accusations of doping, his upcoming appearance at Over the Top wrestling and watching the London riots from his bedroom window.

From The42 ‘This is a good team, but not the best Ireland team we’ve seen in the last 10 years’ Interview

‘This is a good team, but not the best Ireland team we’ve seen in the last 10 years’

Former French star Thomas Castaignède spoke to The42 ahead of the weekend’s big game.

Friday 13 February, 2015

From The42 Carolan’s ambitious Ireland U20s set for visit of highly-rated France Influence

Carolan’s ambitious Ireland U20s set for visit of highly-rated France

Prop Oisin Heffernan explains how the head coach is making his players more ‘independent’.

From The42 Juventus paid tribute to an Irish legend today Thoughtful

Juventus paid tribute to an Irish legend today

Former football star and well-known RTÉ pundit Liam Brady turns 59 today.

From The42 This fantastic Collina-starring ad will get you in the mood for the Champions League Nifty
From The42 Paul Scholes has responded to ‘knobhead-gate’ Infamous

Paul Scholes has responded to ‘knobhead-gate’

The former Manchester United midfielder says he initially didn’t even realise he had made the remark.

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From The42 Roy Keane is returning to where it all began for him tonight Legend

Roy Keane is returning to where it all began for him tonight

The Ireland assistant boss is set to appear at a Cobh Ramblers charity game.

Thursday 12 February, 2015

From The42 Gilroy to earn 100th cap as Ulster name team to play Treviso Ready To Go

Gilroy to earn 100th cap as Ulster name team to play Treviso

Nick Williams, Louis Ludik and Stuart McCloskey are also expected to feature.

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